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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raymond Raven
24 years experience Hand Surgery
Not usually: Most of my patients do very well after carpal tunnel surgery and recover rapidly. Therapy is rarely necessary. However, some of my older patients se ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Pess answered
40 years experience Hand Surgery
Not usually: Will depend on what type of technique is used. Therapy is less likely with endoscopic technique, but may not even be necessary with open surgery.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
24 years experience Anesthesiology
Pain: Pain from carpal tunnel surgery can be up to 6 month. Talk to your surgeon.
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
At times the thumb: , ay hurt in the palm especially if there was a mild bit of ostheo arthrits.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
39 years experience Hand Surgery
Radial nerve decompr: The surgery occurs over the radial aspect of the forearm and involves decompression of the motor and sensory branches of the radial nerve. The nerve i ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Go see your surgeon: Your surgeon should have given you post-operative instructions plus enough pain medication to control expected amount/duration of pain. If that amount ... Read More
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Dr. James Burns
37 years experience Emergency Medicine
There will be: a sutured or otherwise closed surgical incision if that's what you mean by "split" but it should not be open. As I am uncertain what your definition ... Read More
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Dr. Bettina Herbert
20 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Ultrasound: Sometimes a test called musculoskeletal ultrasound can reveal things an MRI cannot. It is a special kind of ultrasound that shows details of structu ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
It seems: That we waited too long before surgery and some damage might be permanent. Not much to do at this point.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fitzmaurice
21 years experience Hand Surgery
Several treatments: There are several treatment options other than surgery that can help. Only Splinting, steroids (both oral and injected) and anti inflammatories have d ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ben Ferguson
10 years experience General Surgery
Usually very quick: Typically, the operation involves a skin incision over the wrist and an incision through the fibrous layer of tissue that holds everything in the carp ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Splints: Generally the first therapy for carpal tunnel syndrome is wrist splints, particularly at night, and decrease the offending activity (repetitive motion ... Read More

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